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Immigration & ESL Policy Update - 2012

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Presentation on immigration and ESL federal policy at COABE 2012 Conference in Norfolk, VA.

Presentation on immigration and ESL federal policy at COABE 2012 Conference in Norfolk, VA.

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  • 1. footer 1 4/13/12 Immigration and ESL
 Policy Update John Segota, CAE Associate Executive Director for
 Public Policy & Professional Relations 2012 COABE Conference
  • 2. Agenda •  ESL •  WIA Reauthorization •  Immigration Reform •  Integration •  DREAM Act
  • 3. ESL •  Strengthen and Unite Communities with Civics Education and English Development Act (HR 1617) •  Families Learning and Understanding English Together Act (HR 2379) •  English Learning and Innovation Act of 2011 (S 1158)
  • 4. WIA Reauthorization •  Adult Education and Economic Growth Act (HR 2226 / S 2117) •  Workforce Investment Act of 2012
 (HR 4227) •  Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 (HR 4297)
  • 5. AEEG & HR 4227 •  Add ESL to core purpose of WIA Title II •  Include adult ELLs into funding formula •  Authorize EL/Civics Grant Program •  Incorporate career pathways and integrated training into WIA Title II •  Authorize more funding for WIA Title II
  • 6. Immigration Reform •  Reform America's Broken Immigration System Act (S 6) – Sen. Harry Reid •  Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2011 (S 1258) – Sen. Bob Menendez
  • 7. S. 6 - Reform •  Strengthen commitments to border security; •  Pass legislation, such as the DREAM Act, supporting national and economic security; •  Implement a rational legal immigration system •  Require all U.S. workers to have tamper-proof identification to prevent and penalize illegal hiring; •  Undocumented pursue citizenship or face deportation •  Practical and fair immigration reforms to help ensure that families are able to be together.
  • 8. Integration •  New Americans Citizenship and Integration Initiative – Linguis'c  Integra'on   – Economic  Integra'on   – Civics  Integra'on   •  USCIS Citizenship and Integration Grant Program – www.uscis.gov/grants  
  • 9. DREAM Act •  Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act (HR 1842 / S 952) •  Republican alternative? •  State “DREAM Acts” California,  Illinois,  Kansas,  Maryland,  Nebraska,  New   Mexico,  New  York,  Texas,  Utah,  Washington,  and   Wisconsin  

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